62556 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Palmer, IL (4.63%)
County: Christian County, IL
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 362
Zip code population in 2010: 422
Zip code population in 2000: 418

Houses and condos: 156
Renter-occupied apartments: 17
% of renters here:

13%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 62556: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 21.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 17 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 62556
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

2.3% ($1,833)
Illinois:

2.3% ($3,939)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,136 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,167 (1.6%)

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Males: 160  (44.2%)
Females: 202  (55.8%)

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For population 15 years and over in 62556:

Zip code 62556 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 62556

  • Zip code 62556 races chart
    • 418White population
    • 0Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 1Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 2Two or more races population
    • 1Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $78,900
62556:

$78,900
Illinois:

$169,600



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 62556 zip code as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 62556 to the number of sex offenders is 307 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.8 years
Illinois median age:

37.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 62556, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,617 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,617
State:

$68,058

Salary/wage: $32,371 (reported on 77.8% of returns)
Here:

$32,371
State:

$55,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.5% for AGIs below $25k, 65.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $720 (reported on 27.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$720
Illinois:

$1,969

Ordinary dividends: $850 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

$850
State:

$7,786

Earned income credit: $1,733 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,733
State:

$2,349
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $25k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 62556, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,146 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,146
State:

$54,625

Salary/wage: $26,575 (reported on 87.4% of returns)
Here:

$26,575
State:

$46,811
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.1% for AGIs below $10k, 69.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $724 (reported on 43.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$724
Illinois:

$2,101
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $441 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$441
State:

$4,306

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,095 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

+$1,095
State:

+$17,321

Profit/loss from business: +$5,080 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,080
State:

+$11,771

Profit/loss from farming: +$6,438 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,438
State:

+$2,327

Total itemized deductions: $14,594 (23% of AGI, reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$14,594
State:

$20,239

Here:

23.0% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,294 (2% of AGI, reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,294
State:

$3,719

Here:

1.8% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI

Total tax: $3,607 (reported on 75.4% of returns)
62556:

$3,607
State:

$9,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,529 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,529
State:

$1,788

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 78.4%
Here:

78%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 64.1% for AGIs below $10k, 86.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$40,893
Illinois:

$56,210
Palmer, IL (62556) map Nearest zip codes: 62546, 62540, 62568, 62517, 62570, 62555.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

63.9%
Illinois:

50.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.5%
Illinois:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 125


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 84 (52 now married, 32 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 62556 with a mortgage: 56
Houses without a mortgage: 60

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,162
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S388

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

5.5%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

1.4%
Whole state:

7.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3
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Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 141980 to 1989
  • 171970 to 1979
  • 211960 to 1969
  • 31950 to 1959
  • 91940 to 1949
  • 751939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Palmer, IL (62556)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 252 bedrooms
  • 633 bedrooms
  • 234 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palmer, IL (62556)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 112 bedrooms
  • 43 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Palmer, IL (62556) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 2no vehicle
  • 201 vehicle
  • 382 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Palmer, IL (62556) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2no vehicle
  • 21 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 23 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $288.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,900
62556:

$78,900
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,300 - $130,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $98,792
Here:

$98,792
State:

$228,842

Mobile homes: $24,500
Here:

$24,500
State:

$36,193

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 7.1%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 64.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 362

Size of family households: 52 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 18 1-person, 3 2-persons

59 married couples with children.
20 single-parent households (15 men, 5 women).

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

14.0%

Most common first ancestries reported in 62556 (%)

  • 11%German
  • 7%American
  • 6%English
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%French (except Basque)
  • 2%Other groups

Zip code 62556 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 62556 marital status for males
Zip code 62556 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 61%Utility gas
  • 23%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14%Electricity
  • 2%Solar energy

Population in 1990: 689. Population change in the 1990s: -271 (-39.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


75% of the 62556 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

89% of the 62556 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% moved from different county within same state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

11.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

9.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

26.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 90,577Construction and extraction occupations
  • 31,765Management occupations
  • 27,500Office and administrative support occupations
  • 25,536Transportation occupations
  • 23,750Material moving occupations
  • 22,500Sales and related occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Most common first names in zip code 62556 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William668.8 years
John567.4 years
Mary577.6 years
James477.5 years
Edna368.7 years
George376.0 years
Joseph369.0 years
Raymond365.0 years
Earl279.0 years
Albert282.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 62556 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sheedy675.2 years
Durbin579.2 years
Dowdy485.5 years
Mckinney480.2 years
Stockon466.8 years
Hayes480.5 years
Miller462.7 years
Christian361.7 years
Hill379.4 years
Johnson388.0 years

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